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LOOKING AHEAD PENTECOST SUNDAY – JUNE 9  WEAR RED, WEAR RED!
You are invited to wear red clothes on Sunday, June 9, as we celebrate the Day of Pentecost!  Our Sanctuary will be adorned in red—to symbolize the presence of the Holy Spirit, alive in Word and Sacraments.

Youth

SUNDAY SCHOOL
Please find information about Cross’ Sunday School: times, location and more at this link.

SUNDAY MORNING
Our youth thank you for supporting their ministry through the weekly Sunday morning purchase of tacos, etc.!  This is the MAJOR source of fundraising for District and National Youth Gatherings, as well as their Servant Event trips!
 

Upcoming

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - June 17-21; 9am-Noon
Join us at VBS for a fun week of games, exploration, music, Bible Stories, and snacks! Participants are grouped in multi-age groups: 4 year olds (potty trained) - kindergarten, and incoming 1st-5th graders.Vacation Bible Extreme: VBXRegister your incoming 6th-8th grader for VBX! It takes place during the normal VBS hours, and youth will participate in team building games, service projects, and challenging Bible Studies. Don't miss this opportunity to do something different and exciting!Registration here: 
https://vbspro.events/p/events/crosslcms2019

Of Interest….IN THE VINEYARD  
 

NEW MEMBER
On May 19, Cross welcomed into our family, Paul Drush.  We are happy to
have him and his wife, Wendy with us.

Check our newest members’ photos on this  link.  

INTERESTED IN C3? 
That stands for Cross Coalition Connection.  It’s a team of folks here at Cross that will help all of us learn ways to support foster and adoptive families in our community.  For more information, contact Pastor Fraker or the church office.  Thank you!

ALCOHOL-FREE COMMUNION WINE/GLUTEN-FREE COMMUNION WAFERS For those who desire to receive wine that has been dealcoholized, there are white wine cups in the center of each tray; there are white wine cups in the center of each tray.  In addition, gluten-free wafers are available on the paten (plate) held by Pastor Fraker.

TWO MORE FRIDAYS – MEN’S BREAKFAST BIBLE CLASS (M.B.B.C.)
ATTENTION, men of Cross!  We continue our Bible study on
PRAYER!  This study takes in-depth looks at powerful sections of Scripture’s teaching and encouragement in our prayer lives; it helps us to grow as men of prayer, encouraged and empowered by the Word of God.  As is our custom, we will take a “summer break” during the months of June and July.  Stay tuned for more information about when we will resume meeting in August.  You are invited to join us for Bible study/fellowship from 6:30 until 7:30 a.m. at the I-HOP here in town—on the frontage road of I-35.  See you then!

ONLINE DISASTER-RELIEF SUPPORT – If you wish to support ongoing disaster relief through the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, please go to:  lcms.org/givenow/disaster

FREE TO BE FAITHFUL
Are
 pro-life issues the civil rights battle of our age? Lutherans proclaim that life is a God-given gift.  How can Lutherans best make the case for life and advocate for the inherent dignity and value of all people, from the smallest unborn baby to those facing the end of life?  READ THE NEW FREE TO BE FAITHFUL NEWSLETTER HERE. 

President Harrison addresses recent abortion expansion actions
The following statement from President Harrison is intended not only to address the current situation in our country, but also to provide a continued confession of the LCMS’ position opposing abortion. Use this link to read 

https://blogs.lcms.org/2019/lcms-presidents-statement-regarding-gubernatorial-actions-expanding-abortion-in-new-york-and-illinois/




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